Grueling and Deadly

79,000 Dead from the flu last year. " the CDC disclosed that more Americans were killed by the flu last year than at any time in 40 years—more than 79,000—and hospitalizations and illnesses hit record highs."

" it's easier to scare people with an account of a terrifying disease than it is to entice them with a calm portrayal of nothing gone wrong. That more nuanced storytelling is something public health might be moving toward."